Questions and Answers: Interview with Bryana Bibbs

Anela Gallegos, the Colby Museum’s Howard A. and Gisele B. Miller Curatorial Intern for Summer 2022, interviews artist Bryana Bibbs, Summer 2022 Lunder Institute for American Art Residential Fellow.  1.

In the Galleries: Representations of Migration

In her book Borderlands/La Fontera: The New Mestiza (1987), Chicana theorist, scholar, and poet Gloria Anzaldúa states that “The U.S.-Mexican border es una herida abierta [an open wound] where the

Spotlight on Empire

    This academic year, The Lantern will feature a series of articles related to the spotlight theme of “Empire.” These will accompany a slate of exhibitions and programs at

Art of Empire

Anti-racist protests across the globe have precipitated the long overdue removal of many public monuments in recent weeks. For over a decade, the British artist Hew Locke has interrogated Victorian

Brown Ash Endangerment and Indigenous Solutions

Brown ash trees, also known as black ash, are critically endangered throughout the state of Maine. The emerald ash borer (EAB), a parasitic beetle that has already killed ash trees

Selections from Writing Art Criticism: Senior Show 2019

As participants in Colby’s studio program developed their work for the Senior Art Exhibition this spring, students in my Writing Art Criticism class researched and wrote interpretive essays for the

Selections from Writing Art Criticism: Senior Show 2019

As participants in Colby’s studio program developed their work for the Senior Art Exhibition this spring, students in my Writing Art Criticism class researched and wrote interpretive essays for the